Testing Status of 3-Methylcholanthrene 10899-H

 

CASRN: 56-49-5

Formula: C21-H16

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,2-Dihydro-3-methylbenz(j)aceanthrylene (9CI)

Known Uses

Research chemical. , occurs in mineral oils, environmental contaminant. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (722375)  Completed 
    • Citation: Galloway, S., Bloom, A., Resnick, M., Margolin, B., Nakamura, F., Archer, P., and Zeiger, E. Development of a standard protocol for in vitro cytogenetic testing with CHO cells: Comparison of results for 22 compounds in two laboratories. Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 7 (1985) 1-52
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (920375)  Completed 
    • Citation: Galloway, S., Bloom, A., Resnick, M., Margolin, B., Nakamura, F., Archer, P., and Zeiger, E. Development of a standard protocol for in vitro cytogenetic testing with CHO cells: Comparison of results for 22 compounds in two laboratories. Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 7 (1985) 1-52
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Drosophila  (504307)  Completed 
    • Citation: Valencia, R., Mason, J.M., and Zimmering, S. Chemical mutagenesis testing in Drosophila. IV. Interlaboratory comparison of mutagenicity tests after treatment of larvae. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 14 (1989) 238-244
    • Reciprocal Translocation/Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Negative 
  • Drosophila  (610846)  Completed 
    • Citation: Valencia, R., Mason, J.M., and Zimmering, S. Chemical mutagenesis testing in Drosophila. IV. Interlaboratory comparison of mutagenicity tests after treatment of larvae. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 14 (1989) 238-244
    • Reciprocal Translocation/Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Negative 
  • Salmonella  (629375)  Completed 
    • Citation: Dunkel, V., Zeiger, E., Brusick, D., McCoy, E., McGregor, D., Mortelmans, K., Rosenkranz, H., and Simmon, V. (1984) Reproducibility of microbial mutagenicity assays. I. Tests with Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli using a standardized protocol. Environ. Mutagen. 6 (Suppl. 2): 1-251.
    • Citation: Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., Speck, W., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity test results for 250 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 5 (Suppl 1) (1983) 3-142
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (729375)  Completed 
    • Citation: Dunkel, V., Zeiger, E., Brusick, D., McCoy, E., McGregor, D., Mortelmans, K., Rosenkranz, H., and Simmon, V. (1984) Reproducibility of microbial mutagenicity assays. I. Tests with Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli using a standardized protocol. Environ. Mutagen. 6 (Suppl. 2): 1-251.
    • Citation: Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., Speck, W., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity test results for 250 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 5 (Suppl 1) (1983) 3-142
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (823375)  Completed 
    • Citation: Dunkel, V., Zeiger, E., Brusick, D., McCoy, E., McGregor, D., Mortelmans, K., Rosenkranz, H., and Simmon, V. (1984) Reproducibility of microbial mutagenicity assays. I. Tests with Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli using a standardized protocol. Environ. Mutagen. 6 (Suppl. 2): 1-251.
    • Citation: Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Mortelmans, K., Speck, W., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity test results for 250 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 5 (Suppl 1) (1983) 3-142
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (N-9060)  Completed 
    • Citation: Dunkel, V., Zeiger, E., Brusick, D., McCoy, E., McGregor, D., Mortelmans, K., Rosenkranz, H., and Simmon, V. (1984) Reproducibility of microbial mutagenicity assays. I. Tests with Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli using a standardized protocol. Environ. Mutagen. 6 (Suppl. 2): 1-251.
    • Citation: Dunkel, V., Zeiger, E., Brusick, D., McCoy, E., McGregor, D., Mortelmans, K., Rosenkranz, H., and Simmon, V. Reproducibility of microbial mutagenicity assays. I. Tests with Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli using a standardized protocol Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 6 (Suppl 2) (1984) 1-251